Sunday, April 21, 2024

Cops ‘making progress’ on gun crimes


Share post:

Preventative and investigative strategies have helped members of the Royal Barbados Police Force to deal with the challenge of the recent incidents of violent crime, says Commissioner of Police Tyrone Griffith.

He made the comment at the 143rd passing out parade at the Regional Police Training Centre, Seawell, Christ Church, on Wednesday.

“We have had recent challenges . . . as it relates to violent crimes. We can all agree that one of the greatest impediments to development would be the prevalence of gun-related crime.”

He noted that like other countries in the region, Barbados had been grappling with unusually high numbers of gun crimes, especially murder. (RA)

Subscribe now to our eNATION edition for the full story.

For the latest stories and breaking news updates download the Nationnews apps for iOS and Android.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Related articles

Update: Flash Flood Warning in effect for central districts

The Barbados Meteorological Services (BMS) has expanded its Flash Flood Warning to include the central part of the...

Flash Flood Warning in effect for northwestern districts

The Barbados Meteorological Services (BMS) has issued a Flash Flood Warning for the northern districts of Barbados, effective...

Dust haze advisory remains in effect for Barbados

The Barbados Meteorological Services (BMS) urges residents to be aware of an ongoing significant dust haze advisory. A...

Public cautioned against fake social media posts about President

Members of the public are being cautioned against participating in any schemes claiming to be in the name...